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Softaculous comes with all of our shared servers. Softaculous provides an easy way for you to install programs on your server. Below is a list of installable software within Softaculous, click the program name for additional information. I recommend bookmarking this page for future reference.

Softaculous programs
Micro Blogs
Image Galleries
Social Networking
Ad Management
Polls and Surveys
Project Management
Guest Books
Customer Support
DB Tools
File Management

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2019-02-23 10:23 pm


I tried installing OpenBiblio, but I'm getting the message that it requires an older version of PHP. I'd actually prefer not to change the version of PHP I'm on, but I wonder if there's any way to still install this software.

Just curious if this can be fixed somehow...

1,248 Points
2019-02-25 10:09 am
You may be able to create a subdomain and change the PHP version for that specific subdomain. Otherwise, you may need to install it manually.
n/a Points
2017-08-07 3:30 am

Nice post. This article is really very helpful to know the list of programs in cpanel.

Thanks for sharing.

n/a Points
2016-06-03 9:47 am

Hi Scott,Please i wanna know how to make a Script Package. i tried many downloaded script .zip but when i run installation in softaculous it says info.xml file is not found, i unzipped created an info.xml file and rezipped but it keeps on display the same infokindly help


10,077 Points
2016-06-03 10:00 am

Where are you downloading this script from? What program are you trying to install?

Best Regards,
TJ Edens
2016-05-11 6:48 pm
I am really disappointed in Softaculous and My web host. I have wasted more time than I care to think about. The software is old and instructions are non existent for those of us who do not program. "Easy to install" Well it may be easy to install but it does no good if it does not work and does not explain where I can and cannot place the code or what I need to change with what in the code. I go to the forums and find eleven year old posts with people having same problems I am. This shows me that someone is not making any attempt to provide proper, up to date instructions for their customers. I should not have to wade through hours of this stuff that nearly always leads nowhere! No provider should offer any software on their site until they have written out an explanation of the software and it's limits and step by step instructions for dummies. Otherwise it should be advertised for "Experienced or Programmers Only." I'm not the sharpest knife in the drawer but I am a long way from the dullest either. I am pretty good at figuring things out but... For my "contact us" mail form I finally gave up went to another site, downloaded their program read the INSTRUCTIONS! and boom! no problem. Works great but not anything I have tried here on InMotion. No wonder Support is so busy and a headache to get into. Improper documentation will do that.
n/a Points
2016-06-03 9:54 am


Wow... I used XAMP for many years also WAMP, but since last year i discover Softaculous i find it easy and pretty Good... yes i quitte agreed with you in term of IT SUPPOSED to be Advert as for the web programmer and dev... but just give it try, read some tuto and watch some youtube tuto... 

n/a Points
2016-04-14 1:38 pm

it's really amazing blog post !

n/a Points
2016-02-08 4:43 pm

Is there a download to add a feature for a visitor to login in order to gain access to certain pages?

43,761 Points
2016-02-08 5:29 pm
Hello Bob,

What you are asking would be a feature as part of a program instead of an individual program. Softaculous is only for full featured programs. You would likely need to find a developer to add that feature to your website.

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
n/a Points
2016-01-14 3:54 am

this list is useful..

n/a Points
2015-09-22 2:11 am

It is great post thanks for sharing this.

n/a Points
2015-02-08 11:37 am

Good share.

n/a Points
2014-12-20 11:33 pm

Since InMotion no longer supports FrontPage Extensions, I cannot update my FrontPage designed website, how can I use WordPress to copy and paste my current site into WordPress?

11,186 Points
2014-12-22 9:40 am
You are still able to upload your site from FrontPage via FTP, but I do highly recommend building your site in WordPress over FrontPage as FrontPage is extremely outdated and not even supported by Microsoft anymore.

Unfortunately, to do so, you cannot simply copy and paste your site and will need to fully re-create it using WordPress.
n/a Points
2017-01-11 2:39 am

Microsoft updates my FrontPage all the time. Why trow a way something that works? Is it that the hosting Co gets more money for other programs?

42,946 Points
2017-01-11 7:23 pm
Hello Annabelle,

Microsoft Frontpage is a program that was originally part of Microsoft in 1997 and discontinued in 2005. It was replaced by Microsoft Expression Web and Sharepoint Designer in 2006. ( Considering that this program was based on software that has been changed since the software appeared 20 years ago and that Microsoft discontinued it in 2006, the decision was made to no longer support it in cPanel as well.

We do not get more money for other programs that we promote. We try to promote open-source solutions that make it easy for our users to afford and create website solutions that they need.

If you have any further questions or comments, please let us know.

Arnel C.
n/a Points
2014-07-09 10:55 pm
As I read the list of programs, I become a bit overwhelmed with all the options (though delighted) because I know little or nothing about these programs. I hope there is a chart somewhere comparing their features, strengths/weakness, popularity and such. If anyone knows of such and place, I'd love to know about it! Thanks.
43,761 Points
2014-07-10 8:38 am
Hello Sarah,

That does sound like a wonderful idea and if we could locate that for all the programs we would certainly create a chart like that. Unfortunately so far we have not been able to find such a chart. Also, the programs themselves do not always list their features in a way to make it practical to create our own chart. Perhaps we could change the list to have the most popular ones listed at the top or at least have them stand out for each category. Thank you for provoking our thought process to help us improve the article!

Kindest Regards,
Scott M
2014-02-08 10:13 am
Really good website this is, full of useful information and advice. Thanks for sharing.

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